Monthly Archives: October 2009

Kids on Linux

Today I’ve set the kids up with their own Ubuntu 9.04 Linux virtual machine (one VM per kid). Each got their own IP address and got to set their own password to VNC into the “machine” they now “own”. All … Continue reading

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Core i7 Dodo

I just noticed that the new Core i7 chips are out (as of September 2009). See this tom’s hardware article. The new i7-860 and i7-870 chips are 95W instead of 130W. But the thing that makes the i7-9xx series a … Continue reading

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Core i7 build

After nearly a year of waiting (and accumulating pieces like the case, power supply and video card), I finally bought the “big three” [CPU, RAM, and Motherboard] and built the Tiemens Family Core i7 machine. This machine is intended as … Continue reading

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